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Berikut adalah senarai aktiviti yang perlu dilalui dalam perlaksanaan sesuatu projek bangunan; 1. Penentuan Tapak 2.

Pengambilan Balik Tanah 3. Ringkasan Projek / Brif Projek 4. Kajian dan Rekabentuk 5. Dokumentasi dan Perolehan 6. Pembinaan / Pengawasan / Pengurusan Kontrak 7. Penyerahan Projek 8. Pos Pembinaan 9. Kemudahan 10. Kelengkapan 11. Senggaraan 12. Alat dan Jentera Kajian & Rekabentuk merupakan aktiviti utama menyusul selepas peringkat perangcangan awal sesuatu projek bangunan di dalam penyediaan lukisan dan dokumen projek, senarai hirakinya adalah berikut; 1. Penyiasatan Awal (Preliminary Investigation) 2. Kerja Ukur 3. Penyediaan Pelan Tapak 4. Rekabentuk Konsep (Conceptual Design) 5. Kajian EIA 6. Preliminary Detail Abstract (PDA) 7. Siasatan Tanah (Site Investigation) 8. Rekabentuk Awal (Preliminary Design) 9. Rekabentuk Senibina 10. Rekabentuk Struktur 11. Rekabentuk Sub-struktur 12. Rekabentuk Platform, Cerun & Kerja Tanah 13. Rekabentuk Jalan Dalaman, Papantanda & other Ancillaries 14. Rekabentuk Sistem Perparitan 15. Rekabentuk Sistem Agihan Air 16. Rekabentuk Sistem Paip Air Dalaman Agihan Air 17. Rekabentuk Loji Rawatan Air & Tangki 18. Rekabentuk Sistem Saluran Pembentungan 19. Rekabentuk Sistem Rawatan Pembentungan 20. Rekabentuk Perhiasan Dalaman 21. Rekabentuk Landskap


1. General 1.1 This Work shall consist of all the required excavation within the limits of the Works. It shall include the removal and proper utilisation and hauling, or disposal of all excavated materials, and constructing, shaping and finishing of all earthworks over the entire extent of the Works, in conformity with the Drawings and this Specification. 1.2 The excavation and earthworks shall be executed in such a manner and order as approved by the S.O. The Contractor shall be responsible for compliance with by-laws and regulations relating to earthworks. 1.3 Excavation in rock and/or hard material shall respectively be measured and paid for as extra over to excavation and earthworks in accordance with the Provisional Bills of Quantities. The Contractor shall give reasonable notice to the S.O to examine, classify the excavation and to take measurement prior to breaking up. For contract based on Specifications and Drawings, unless otherwise provided in the Contract, for the purpose of pricing the excavation and earthworks, the whole excavation shall be assumed to be without rock and/or hard material as defined hereunder. 1.4 For contract based on Quantities, the pricing shall be in accordance with the Bills of Quantities. 1.5 Computation of volume of rock excavation for payment shall be based on nett volume excavated as indicated in the Drawings.

2. Site Clearing 2.1 The whole Site shall be cleared to the extent as shown in the relevant Drawings. These shall include clearing, grubbing and removing all trees, shrubs, vegetation and butts; and clearing, demolishing, breaking up and removing all structures above ground level such as buildings, walls, fences and other obstruction within the Site which have been designated to

be demolished or removed. All spoil and debris shall be removed and disposed off as approved by the S.O. in accordance with Environmental Quality Act 1974 (Act 127) and Regulations.

3. Preservation of Existing Trees 3.1 The Contractor shall take precaution to protect from damage, all existing trees and shrubs which are designated to be preserved as specified under SECTION N.4: LANDSCAPING AND TURFING.

4. Demolition of Existing Structures 4.1 Any existing structures and other obstruction which are designated to be removed shall be demolished, broken up, removed and disposed as approved by the S.O. 4.2 All salvaged materials arising from the demolition work shall, unless otherwise specified, become the property of the Contractor, and shall be removed from Site as soon as possible.

5. Relocation of Existing Utilities and Services 5.1 The Contractor's attention is specially drawn to his responsibilities under the Clause headed Damage to Property' of the Condition of Contract. 5.2 Before commencing on any excavation, the Contractor or his representative shall accompany the S.O. on a site inspection to identify the presence of underground cables, water or other service pipes at or in the vicinity of such excavation. Thereafter, the Contractor shall carry out the excavation work in a manner and sequence as approved by the S.O. 5.3 If during excavation, the Contractor's workmen uncover any cables, water or other service pipes, work shall be stopped immediately and shall not be again started until the

matter has been reported to the S.O. who will notify the appropriate local authority, and subsequently issue whatever directions he deemed appropriate.

6.0 General Excavation Excavation shall be divided into two categories i.e. common excavation and hard material/ rock excavation. Payment on excavation is to be made based on the method and equipments used. 6.1 Common Excavation 6.1.1 Common excavation shall mean excavation in any material other than hard material/ rock excavation. 6.2 Hard Material/ Rock Excavation 6.2.1 Hard material/ rock excavation shall mean excavation in any material that cannot be loosened by an excavator with a minimum mass of 44 tons and a minimum rating of 321 BHP. The excavator shall be in good condition, and operated by an experienced personnel skilled in the use of excavator equipment. Hard material/ rock excavation shall require one or a combination of the following methods: i. Excavation using track excavator exceeding a mass of 44 tons and 321BHP rating. ii. Ripping using a tractor unit of minimum weight of 37 tons and 305 BHP rating and a ripper attached. iii. Excavation using hydraulic rock breaker. iv. Excavation using pneumatic tool. v. Open blasting vi. Controlled blasting. Excavation of boulders of individual mass less than 0.5m shall not be considered as rock but as common excavation. 6.2.2 Trial Excavation If it is apparent that common excavation as per clause 6.1.1 cannot be carried out, than the S.O may instruct the Contractor to submit his method statement to the S.O., based on his proposed method of excavation for approval. A trial excavation shall be carried out to verify and confirm the proposed method of excavation. The trial excavation shall be witnessed by the respective representatives of the Contractor and S.O. In the case where the method statement is rejected by the S.O., the Contractor shall submit a new method statement to the S.O. and the whole process of trial excavation shall be repeated to enable the S.O. to consider the new method statement for approval. 6.2.3 Method of Measurement Levels shall be taken before and after excavation, to calculate the volume for each method of excavation. Levels taken shall be subject to approval by the S.O. The levels taken shall

be certified by the representatives of the Contractor and S.O, respectively. For determination of the volume of boulders, diameters in three orthogonal directions shall be taken at 2m intervals or lesser. The average of the three diameters shall be used to calculate the volume of boulder. Records of measurements and photographs shall be taken and kept to support the calculation of the volume of excavation. 6.2.4 Mechanical Equipment In Good Running Condition Prior to the execution of trial excavation, the Contractor shall furnish the following documents to the S.O as evidence that the excavator is in good running condition: i. A copy of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) performance handbook or catalogue, with details of the operating weight, BHP and maximum drawbar pull of the excavator. ii. Relevant records showing that the excavator has been appropriately and routinely upkept and adequately maintained in accordance with the recommendations of the OEMs schedule.

7. Excavation for Foundations, Pits and Trenches 7.1 Foundation trenches, pier holes, etc. shall be excavated to the levels and dimensions as shown in the Drawings, with sides trimmed and bottoms levelled and stepped as required. 7.2 All excavation shall be carried down to hard ground. On no account shall foundations rest on made or filled ground. The depths of foundation shall be decided on the site by the S.O., but for tendering purposes, unless otherwise shown in the Drawings, the Contractor shall assume the uniform overall depth 1.5m below formation level. Any variation to such depth, together with any variation caused thereby to concrete and brickwork, etc., shall be measured and valued as variations, as provided for in the Contract, and the Contract Sum shall be adjusted accordingly. The Contractor shall at his own cost and expense, make good any over excavation below the required depth with suitable material or concrete as approved by the S.O.

8. Sides of Excavation 8.1 The Contractor shall ensure that at all times, the sides of the excavation are maintained in a safe and stable condition, and shall be responsible for the adequate provision of all shoring and strutting including sheet piling required for this purpose. All temporary works shall comply with requirements of BS 5975.

9. Excavation To Be Kept Dry 9.1 The Contractor shall be responsible for keeping dry all excavations, whether in open cut or in trench, so as not to interfere with the work in progress. The Contractor shall, without extra cost to Government, provide, fix, maintain and work, as and when directed by the S.O., such pumps, wells, drains, dams and other things necessary to effectively deal with all water which may collect or find its way into the excavation from any cause whatsoever. Nevertheless, such directive shall not relieve the Contractor from his liability for any damage to the Works or adjoining land and property or water courses due to his operations.

10. Bottom of Excavation 10.1 Unless otherwise stated, the excavation, whether in open cut or in trench, shall be proceeded with in such portions at a time as the S.O. may approve, and shall not, in the first instance, be carried down to a depth nearer than 150mm above the required excavation level; the last 150mm of depth to the said level shall be carried out by manual labour immediately in advance of placing concrete. 10.2 Any pockets of soft material or loose rock in the bottom of pits and trenches shall be removed, and the resulting cavities and any large fissures filled with properly compacted blinding concrete (1:3:6). The Contractor shall take such steps as and when necessary, to prevent damage to the bottom of excavation due to exposure to the weather. After the placing of any blinding concrete, no trimming of the side faces shall be carried out for the next 24 hours.

11. Inspection 11.1 The Contractor shall report to the S.O. when the excavation are ready to receive concrete, and no concrete shall be laid until the excavation have been inspected and approved by the S.O.

12. Backfilling

12.1 A portion of the excavated material shall be returned, filled around walls, columns and the like in 225mm layers and each layer thoroughly compacted using rammers or mechanical compactors as the S.O. may approve, until compaction is complete. However, only suitable and approved fill materials shall be returned for backfilling. The surplus excavated materials shall be deposited, spread and levelled on site or elsewhere as approved. 12.2 Shoring used for the sides of the excavation shall be withdrawn in stages as the compaction of backfilling proceeds.

13. Anti-Termite Treatment 13.1 Termiticide chemicals shall be applied in accordance with the manufacturers recommendation and label instructions prior to the pouring of concrete to construct the ground slab or for blinding. Notwithstanding the manufacturers recommendation, the minimum surface application rate shall be five (5) litres per sq. meter on all ground floor built-up areas including apron areas, and also on all areas extending one (1) meter beyond the perimeter drain all around the building. In addition, termiticide chemical shall be sprayed on interfaces between the concrete ground beam and the hardcore at a minimum rate of one (1) litre per linear meter. 13.2 Treatment shall not be performed just before or after heavy rain, unless the area to be treated can be physically protected to avoid leaching and runoff before the termiticide chemical has bound to the soil. 13.3 Immediately after spraying of chemical, all surfaces exposed to direct sunlight or rain shall be covered with an impervious black PVC sheet of minimum thickness of 0.08mm to reduce the loss of chemical by UV light, alkaline wet concrete, leaching and runoff caused by rain on exposed treated soil. In the case of areas receiving blinding, the coverings shall be removed immediately prior to the placement of the blinding concrete. 13.4 As soon as practicable after the completion of anti-termite treatment and prior to the issuance of the Certificate of Practical Completion, the Contractor shall submit to the S.O., the anti-termite treatment specialists Guarantee against any termite attack to the Works which may arise during a period of two (2) years from the date of Practical Completion of Works due to any defect, fault or ineffective anti-termite treatment. The terms of the Guarantee shall be such as shall be approved by the S.O.

14. Cut and Fill To Formation Level 14.1 General Area for buildings, open spaces, fields, roads and footpaths shall be cut and filled to the

required formation levels and grades as shown in the Drawings. Trimming and forming of banks shall be to the profiles as shown in the Drawings or as directed by the S.O. All ditches, ponds or wells that are to be filled shall first be excavated to remove all soft spots if so directed by the S.O. All excavated materials shall be removed from Site and the depressions including holes resulting from the grubbing of tree roots shall be filled with approved fill materials and well compacted. Unless otherwise provided in the contract, if the fill materials obtainable from Site are insufficient, the Contractor shall at his own cost, obtain such materials from outside source. 14.2 Fill Materials 14.2.1 Only suitable materials such as medium stiff clay, clayey sand or other approved soils shall be used for filling. 14.2.2 Materials from swamps, peats or top soils and other highly organic clay or silt, materials containing logs, stumps or boulders, which are susceptible to combustion, and any other materials which, by virtue of their physical or chemical composition or at their moisture content will not compact properly, shall not be used for filling. 14.3 Spreading and Compacting 14.3.1 Prior to placing any fill upon any area, all clearing and grubbing operations shall have been completed. 14.3.2 All earth filling generally, shall be carried out in layers not exceeding 225mm thick loose layers. Each filling layer shall be thoroughly compacted by means of six (6) passes of a smooth wheel 6T roller or other approved compacting equipment. 14.3.3 Maximum use shall be made of earthmoving plants for initial compaction, and the Contractor shall be required to vary the routes uniformly to reduce tracking and to obtain uniform compaction over as wide an area as possible. 14.4 Finish to Formation Level 14.4.1 Unless otherwise shown in the Drawings, the upper surface of all platform shall be finished to a cross fall of 1:400 and where practicable, shall, in addition, be given a longitudinal fall to ensure rapid disposal of surface water. 14.4.2 For areas to be turfed, the formation shall be completed to an appropriate level below the finished level indicated, to allow for placement of top soil and turf. 14.5 Soft Spots 14.5.1 Where any undue movements due to the presence of soft unstable soil under the fill occur, or unsuitable material is encountered at the bottom of the fill, it shall be excavated to such depth and over such areas as approved by the S.O., and shall be removed to spoil. The resulting excavation shall be backfilled with suitable material as specified hereinbefore, and deposited in layers not exceeding 225mm thick and compacted as described above, or with compaction equipment suitable for working in small excavation. 14.5.2 The Contractor shall allow for settlement or displacement of fill over soft areas, and

shall build up to the required finished level with necessary compaction. Should any settlement of fill occur during construction or within the Defects Liability Period, the Contractor shall make good the same at his own cost and expense.

15. Filling under Floors, Aprons etc. 15.1 Filling shall be provided and laid under floors, aprons, etc. where required. Filling shall be of suitable material as specified hereinbefore, deposited in layers not exceeding 155mm loose thickness, and each layer well watered where necessary, rammed and compacted. No clay shall be used for filling under floors and aprons.

16. Temporary Drainage Channels and Bunds 16.1 As earthwork progresses, the Contractor shall provide and maintain efficient drainage of the Site as specified under SECTION A: PRELIMINARIES AND GENERAL CONDITIONS, until such time as the permanent surface water drainage is installed.

17. Clearing of Existing Ditches, Drains, Rivers, etc. 17.1 During the execution of the earthwork, the Contractor shall take all necessary precautions to prevent blockage or obstruction, and to ensure free-flow of existing drains, ditches, streams and the like.

18. Protection and Maintenance of Earthworks 18.1 The Contractor shall provide all necessary protection and maintenance of earthwork, particularly from the damaging effects of water entering the works from rainfall, runoff, springs, rivers or streams. Damage to finished or partly completed work arising from the lack of such protection and maintenance work, shall be made good by the Contractor at his own cost and expense. 18.2 Where turfing is required for slope protection, they shall be planted immediately after the embankment is formed. The turfing shall be executed as specified hereinafter under SECTION N.4: LANDSCAPING AND TURFING. 18.3 If due to unforeseen circumstances turfing cannot be carried out immediately, temporary protection/cover (eg. plastic sheets or equivalent) shall be laid on exposed slopes by the Contractor.

19. Hardcore

19.1 Where shown and required, approved hardcore consisting of good, sound broken bricks or stones shall be provided and laid to the thickness shown in the Drawings, well rammed, compacted and blinded with sand. All hardcore shall be well watered immediately prior to the depositing of concrete thereon. LANDSCAPING AND TURFING 1. General 1.1 All landscaping works shall be as shown in the Drawings. All turfing and tree planting shall be carried out in such a manner as to minimise risks of damage to turfs and plants, and stunted growth. Turfing on all slopes shall be carried out immediately after slopes are formed. Tree planting shall be carried out as soon as practicable. 1.2 All landscaping works shall start as early as possible so that trees and plants are well grown, and fully adapted to the new environment when the project concerned is handed over upon completion. 1.3 All landscaping works shall be furnished, installed and maintained by the Contractor as specified herein, or as shown in the Drawings, using the best horticultural management, giving special attention to planting practices, soil mixtures, and application of agricultural chemicals.

2. Classifications and Characteristics of Plants 2.1 Plants shall mean trees, palms, shrubs, ground covers, and plants of other descriptions to be provided by the Contractor, as shown in the Drawings or listed in the plant schedules. 2.1.1 Each tree shall possess characteristics of its variety and growth typical to such tree. All trees shall be well-branched, with straight trunks characteristic of the species, with wellshaped top and intact leader. The height shall be measured from the stem's earth line to the top of the tree.

2.1.2 Palms shall have vigorous root system, crown of new leaves, proper colour of leaves of adult palms, and sufficient hardlines. The height of palms shall be measured from the stem's earth line to the base of the first frond. 2.1.3 Shrubs and vines shall possess characteristics and growth habits typical of their species. All shrubs shall be well-shaped and bushy, with well-spaced branches, and not skinny. The height of shrubs or vines shall be measured from the stem's earth line to the top branches. 2.1.4 Ground cover is defined as any plant or groups of plant, other than grasses, which shall satisfactorily cover the ground, forming a compact and attractive cover. 2.2 All plants shall be in healthy growth condition, free from pests and diseases, and shall be representatives of their normal species or variety. All plants shall have well-branched heads and vigorous root systems, and shall be injury-free. Unless otherwise shown or specified in the Drawings, only nursery-grown plants shall be used. Plants which are potted or plastic-bag-grown shall not be root-bound. 3. Size of Plants 3.1 The size of plants refers to plantable size i.e. the size that is required for planting out on sites. All plants shall have the following sizes:3.1.1 Ground Covers Ground cover plants can be supplied in plastic bags. If supplied in 150mm-size bags, they shall have at least nine (9) cuttings per bag, and not less than 150mm long. 3.1.2 Shrubs Height of shrubs shall range between 150mm and 1000mm. 3.1.3 Trees Trees shall be either container-grown, or grown on the open ground. They shall be of the following three types:i. Tree Saplings

Tree saplings shall mean trees grown from seedlings or cuttings. They shall have straight main stems of not less than 1200mm in height from the soil level to the lowest branch, and a stem diameter of 12mm, and a well-branching system. ii. Rooted Stump Cuttings These refer to plants which can be easily grown from stem cuttings instead of from seeds. They shall have straight main stems of 2400mm to 3000mm in height, with a diameter ranging from 37mm to 50mm. iii. Instant Trees An instant tree is generally referred to the semi-mature tree with a minimum trunk height of 2000mm for palms (measured from earth line to first frond), and 3000mm for other trees which shall have well-spread branches. 3.1.4 Palms Palms shall be either container-grown or grown on the open ground, and shall be of two types:i. Single-Stem Palms These refer to palms with single main trunk. Their trunk height shall be not less than 1200mm measured from the earth line to the base of the first frond. ii. Cluster Palms The palms referred to are those which grow in clusters. They shall have a minimum of three (3) palms clustered together, measuring 750mm to 1000mm from the earth line to the base of the first frond. 4. Handling and Transplanting 4.1 Handling Plants shall be transported, handled and stored in such a manner as to prevent deterioration, damage or contamination. All plant materials shall be carefully protected and, if necessary, wrapped with hessian or gunny cloth during lifting, transportation, unloading and storage on site.

4.2 Transplanting 4.2.1 Pits Generally all pits for palms and trees shall not be less than 1000mm x 1000mm x 1000mm OR 1/3 size bigger than the root ball, spaced at intervals as shown in the Drawings or approved by the S.O. For shrubs, the pit size may be reduced to 500mm x 500mm x 500mm deep (for big shrubs), or 300mm x 300mm x 300mm deep (for medium shrubs). Alternatively, continuous trench 500mm or 300mm deep respectively, shall be formed where required. The bottom of all pits and trenches shall be forked loose to a depth of 300mm prior to backfilling with approved soil mixture before transplanting. All pits and trenches shall be soaked with water before planting. Flower beds or trenches shall be made to the size as shown in the Drawings, and to a depth not exceeding 200mm. 4.2.2 Transplanting Transplanting shall not be carried out in very hot, dry weather conditions which may result in initial drying out of the root system and / or scorching of leaves. Immediately before transplanting, the plants shall be carefully removed from the nursery bags or pots. The plants shall be placed into the pits and the surround filled with approved black earth making sure that the roots are not excessively disturbed. The earth around the base of the stems shall be recessed slightly to facilitate watering. 4.2.3 Plant Supports All newly planted plants shall be supported either by staking, tying or guying. Stakes shall be of wood, steel or plastic of an approved type, driven into the ground before planting so as not to damage the root ball or aerial parts of plants. Stakes shall be long enough to penetrate the undug soil to come flush with the

lower branches of the plants and to be released during maintenance. Ties shall be nailed to the stakes, not the plants, with one (1) tie per stake set 150mm from the bottom. 5. Soil Mixture, Soil Conditioners and Chemical Fertilisers 5.1 Soil Mixture Soil mixture for ground planting and backfill shall be in the ratio of 1:3, i.e. 1 part of soil conditioner or organic materials to 3 parts of black earth. Planter box soil mixture shall be in the ratio of 1:2:3, i.e. 1 part of sand to 2 parts soil conditioner or organic materials to 3 parts black earth. 5.2 Black Earth Black earth shall consist of fertile and friable topsoil obtained from a well-drained floodfree site. It shall be of medium texture and without admixture of stones, lumps, plants or roots, and other extraneous matter. It shall be delivered or used in a damp state. 5.3 Soil Conditioners Soil conditioners shall be organic materials such as composted coconut fibre, peat or other approved materials which shall be composted in a stable condition, free from toxic impurities and containing no substance injurious to plants. The organic matter with 45%55% moisture content and with Ph adjusted to 5.5 - 6.5 shall be used. 5.4 Chemical Fertilisers Chemical fertilisers shall be granular slow release compound fertilisers with a minimum four (4) month release period at 32 degrees Celsius. They shall be stored in waterproof

sealed bags and kept under shelter. The Contractor shall submit manufacturers technical data on the proposed fertiliser for the S.O.s approval prior to the application of the fertiliser. 6. Turfing 6.1 Unless otherwise shown in the Drawings, turfing shall be provided to all exposed earth surfaces throughout the site. All surfaces to be turfed shall be completely cleared of all incidental Contractor's debris, stone and other obstructions. 6.2 The ground to be turfed shall be graded to fall towards surface water discharge line as shown in the Drawings, or approved by the S.O. On level ground, minimum gradient of 1:60 shall be provided to eliminate ponding hollows. Any undesirable vegetation, debris, stumps or roots shall be grubbed up and removed from the site. 6.3 50mm black earth shall be provided on a prepared surface, and compacted to provide a suitable tilt for the growth of the turf. 6.4 All turfs shall be of good, healthy, dense indigenous cow grass (Axonopus Compressus) from an approved source. The grass shall be of even density, vigorous growth and green in colour, forming a turf sufficiently fibrous to hold together when installed. They shall be free from lalang, mimosa, weeds or other foreign vegetation. Each turf shall be approximately 300mm x 300mm x 50mm thick with roots still attached to the soil. They shall be kept moist and in shade, and shall be planted within 24 hours of lifting. Samples of turfs to be used shall be submitted to the S.O. for approval before any

turfs are brought in for use. The sources of material shall be stated by the Contractor. 6.5 Unless otherwise shown in the Drawings, close turfing shall be provided to slopes, and extending two (2) metres of the platform at the top and bottom of the slope, one (1) metre to the sides of all drains, and two (2) metres wide of road shoulders, so that they cover the whole area without any space/gap between them. Each sod shall be pegged in place with wooden/bamboo pegs 12mm diameter and 200mm long through the sod and into the soil base. These pegs shall be removed after the turfs have firmly established. On steep slopes, netting shall be laid onto the turfed areas for protection. 6.6 Unless otherwise shown in the Drawings, spot turfing shall be carried out on all level ground. The turf shall be laid at 450mm centres, embedded 25mm in the black earth. 6.7 Turfs shall be fertilised with approved slow release fertilisers high in Nitrogen content, one (1) month after planting at the rate of 60gm/sq.metre area, and evenly spread over the whole area. The turfs shall be well watered after each fertiliser application which shall be done once in every three months after grass cutting. 6.8 Grass cutting shall be done every three weeks after one (1) month growth/establishment by grass cutter/mower as often as is required to give a well trimmed sod not more than 25mm in height for flat surfaces and not less than 50mm on slope. All clippings shall be removed from the site before watering is carried out. 7. Football and Playing Fields

7.1 General Unless otherwise specified hereinafter, turfing for football and playing fields shall be as specified hereinbefore. Turfing works shall start as soon as possible and shall be completed and fully established not later than three (3) months before the date of completion of the Works. The supply and installation of subsoil drains shall be as specified hereinafter at the locations and in accordance with the lines, levels and grades shown in the Drawings and/ or as directed by the S.O. 7.2 Materials 7.2.1 Sub-soil Drain Pipes Subsoil drain pipes shall be of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) peforated corrugated drainage pipe to DIN 16961 PT 1&2:1989 or equivalent, or Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes for subsoil drains complying with Australian Standard Specification 2439.1 or BS 3656 or equivalent, of diameter and lengths of pipe as shown in the Drawings. 7.2.2 Filter Materials Filter materials shall consist of an angular, clean, hard and durable crush rock with uniformly sized particle of 14mm, free from lumps of clay or organic matter. 7.2.3 Geotextile Fabric Geotextile fabric shall be of non-woven type thermally bonded with minimum weight of 100g/m2, or equivalent and shall be of approved manufacture. 7.3 Site Preparation

The site area shall be completely cleared of all debris, large stones, discarded gravel and other unacceptable materials. The site shall then be graded to form a crown at the centre of the field with a minimum gradient of 1:300. The soil shall be of good texture and structure with the majority of the crumbs of size 1mm to 2mm and not contaminated with seeds, stolon or rhizomes of noxious weeds. 7.4 Trenching For Sub-soil Drain Pipes Trenches shall be excavated and trimmed clean true to grade and alignment and the geotextile fabric shall be laid as shown in the Drawings. The fabric shall overlap the full width of the trench at the top. Where the fabric requires jointing along the trench, it shall overlap a minimum of 500mm at the joint. 7.5 Laying and Jointing Subsoil Drain Pipe Subsoil pipe shall be laid and bedded as detailed in the Drawings. Subsoil drain pipe shall be jointed according to the manufacturers recommendations. 7.6 Backfilling The trench shall be backfilled with the filter material in layers not exceeding 150mm loose thickness and uniformly compacted by suitable method approved by the SO to the level as shown in the Drawings. Care shall be taken that the pipe is not damaged or displaced. 7.7 Outlets Outlets shall be constructed as shown in the Drawings. 7.8 Laying of Sand and Turf Mixture

The prepared surface of the field shall be laid with a first layer of 100mm thick river sand or other suitable course grained granular materials, and a second layer of 100mm thick turf mixture before receiving the turf. The Contractor shall carry out final gradient check prior to the turfing works. Before turfing works commence, the Contractor shall submit samples of the turf mixture for the approval of the S.O. The turf mixture shall be laid to the required formation level and gradient. The turf mixture shall have the following composition by weight of 4% - 5% organic matter, 12% - 15% clay and 81% - 85% river sand. The PH value for the root zone medium shall be 5 to 7.5. 7.9 Inspections The Contractor shall give not less than twenty-four (24) hour notice prior to the commencement and upon completion of the under mentioned works. The Contractor shall not proceed with the next succeeding operation until specific approval has been given for the following: a. Trench excavation. b. Trench lining with geotextile fabric and laying of subsoil drain pipe. c. Filter material backfill. d. Sand laying. e. Turf mixture. f. Turfing works. 7.10 Levelling of Field The turf shall be compacted with a roller weighing not more than one (1) tonne once a month. The roller shall be of sufficient weight to press the roots firmly into the soil to produce a close, well knit surface without over-compaction and binding of the soil. 7.11 Watering

The Contractor shall water the turf at least twice a day or as instructed by the S.O. The rate of application and frequency of watering shall be sufficient to maintain the turf mixture in a moist condition to ensure proper and healthy growth of the turf even during the dry weather. Water shall be applied as fine spray by means of suitable pumps and hose or sprinkler or any other method approved by the S.O so as not to disturb the turf mixture. 7.12 Weed Control Weeding shall be carried out on the newly turfed area about ten (10) days after planting to get rid of foreign species and maintain a pure culture of Axonopus Compressus (Cow Grass). Weeding on a continuous basis shall be carried out to prevent weeds from growing. 7.13 Fertilisation The first fertilisation shall be carried out two (2) weeks after planting, using mechanical spreader. Subsequently, the fertiliser shall be applied at three (3) weeks interval. 7.14 Mowing Mowing shall be carried out using properly sharpened and adjusted machine tools so that the turf is cut cleanly and no tearing takes place. The first cut shall be carried out when the turf reaches 50mm - 70mm in height. The turf shall be cut to 25mm - 30mm in height. Subsequently, mowing shall be done at least once in every two (2) weeks. 7.15 Top Dressing The Contractor shall, from time to time or whenever directed by the S.O, check the flatness of the field and if found uneven, rectify by top dressing with turf mixture and

followed by proper compaction. 7.16 Maintenance During Defect Liability Period The Contractor shall be responsible for carrying out full-time intensive maintenance of the turfing works for the entire duration of the Defect Liability Period of the Works. The maintenance includes watering, weed control, fertilisation, moving and top dressing, all as specified hereinbefore. 7.17 Handing Over of The Works On handing over of the works, the field shall be in good playable condition with all the full line markings to the dimensions as shown on the Drawings. 8. Relocation and Protection of Existing Trees 8.1 Relocation of Trees Where shown in the Drawings or if directed by the S.O, all existing trees having girth of 300mm and below identified and marked for relocation, shall not be cut, but shall be dug up, prepared for, and relocated by the Contractor to other areas within, or in the vicinity of the site. In the event of any such trees being accidentally cut or damaged, the same shall be replaced with trees of equivalent size and species by the Contractor. The Contractor shall protect and maintain the relocated trees by fencing to a height of 1.2meter, watering, manuring, pruning, and other necessary treatments throughout the contract period (including the Defects Liability Period) until satisfactory growth is established. Any relocated trees which are accidentally damaged, or fail to re-grow satisfactorily within the Defect Liability Period, shall be replaced accordingly at the Contractors own cost.

8.2 Protection of Trees Retained On Site All existing trees having girth of 800mm and above identified and marked by the S.O to be retained on site, shall be protected and maintained by fencing to a height of 1.2meter, watering, manuring, pruning, and other necessary treatments throughout the contract (including the Defects Liability Period)so as not to jeopardise their growth. The ground around the tree spread shall be protected to prevent contamination from materials and chemicals detrimental to plant growth. Method of protection shall be to the approval of the S.O. In the event of any such trees being accidentally or otherwise cut or damaged, the same shall be replaced by the Contractor with trees of equivalent size and species at his own cost. 9. Maintenance of Plant and Turf 9.1 General 9.1.1 After planting and prior to the onset of the maintenance period, the Contractor shall be responsible for carrying out all necessary measures to ensure that all plant materials and turfing thrive and become established, and that the landscaped areas are kept in a clean and tidy condition. 9.1.2 The Contractor shall protect and maintain the plants and turfing from any damage and destruction, by way of watering, manuring and tilling, and by staking and fencing, where necessary, to support and protect the plants, until the end of the Defects Liability Period. All plants and turfs which are defective and / or fail to grow within the Defects Liability Period, shall be replaced and / or replanted accordingly, at the Contractor's own cost. 9.2 Weeding and Hoeing 9.2.1 Weeding and hoeing shall be done frequently, depending on weed growth or whenever directed to do so by the S.O. The Contractor shall be responsible for maintaining areas close to the base of trees or shrubs. Weeding shall be done manually by hoeing (cangkul) or forking at least once a month, with care taken not to wound plant stems.

9.3 Fertilisers and Application Rate 9.3.1 Feeding to plants shall be done with an approved organic manure or slow release fertilisers at regular intervals to maintain healthy growth. The S.O. reserves the right to request the Contractor to use any kind of fertiliser, let it be straight mixture, complex or slow release fertiliser, at the Contractors own cost. 9.3.2 Six (6) applications shall be required during the maintenance period. The first shall be carried out during the second (2nd) month after planting. The second and subsequent applications shall be worked into the soil above the roots, and lightly watered in. The fertiliser shall be applied, preferably, when the plants are in their active stage of growth. 9.3.3 Slow release fertilisers shall be applied strictly in accordance with the manufacturers directions and recommendations. 9.3.4 The Contractor shall take note that plant feeding shall be carried out only after all other maintenance works like weeding, hoeing and trimming or pruning have been carried out. The intended contents on this page shall consist of design criteria and parameters related to surface water drainage system, as refered to the approved standards and current guidelines by professional institutions and regulatory agencies. Relevant standard drawings shall be made available on this page as reference. Contributions on materials and comments are welcome and appreciated. DRAIN PAGE General rule on Grades of Drain: The grading of roadside drains should generally conform to the grade of the road which should normally be maintained at not less than 1 : 200 , however where necessary to reduce drain depths, grades may be reduced to give a minimum flow velocity of 1 m/sec. In addition, the maximum allowable velocity should be 3 m/sec for lined channels and 2.25 m/sec for grassed channels. Where the general grade is in excess of the maximum, the drain should be cascaded in 150 mm maximum steps. Based on a design n values of 0.014, the maximum and minimum allowable grades for standard block drain section are as follows; Drain Size 9" ( 225 mm ) Max % 7.0 ( 1 : 14 ) Min % 0.65 ( 1 : 150 )

12" ( 300 mm ) 15" ( 375 mm ) 18" ( 450 mm ) 24" ( 600 mm ) 30" ( 750 mm ) 36" ( 900 mm )

4.7 3.5 2.5 2.25 1.6 1.25 ( 1 : 80 )

0.42 ( 1 : 250 ) 0.30 ( 1 : 330 ) 0.22 ( 1 : 450 ) 0.20 ( 1 : 500 ) 0.14 ( 1 : 700 ) 0.11 ( 1 : 900 )

Sewerage design criteria and parameters shall be highlighted here, as refered to the approved standards and current guidelines by professional institutions and regulatory agencies. Relevant standard drawings shall be made available on this page as reference. General rule on Grades of sewer lines: The minimum grades to be used shall be the greater of the following;

The capacity of the pipeline using Manning's Formula with n = 0.013 and a depth of flow equal to 75% of the pipe diameter should be not less than the Maximum Wet Weather Flow (MWWF).

For service connections and lines at the head of the system the following minimum grades apply according to the contributing population at the upstream mainhole to allow for small flows.

Contributing Population 0 - 30 31 - 60 61 - 90 91 - 120 121 - 200

Minimum Grade 1 : 80 1 : 100 1 : 125 1 : 150 1 : 200

The full flow velocity should be not less than 0.6 m/sec. This will be met for the following minimum grades.

Pipe Diameter ( mm ) 100 150 200 225 300 375

Maximum Grade 1:5 (3) 1:8 (5) 1 : 12 ( 7 ) 1 : 14 ( 8 ) 1 : 20 ( 12 ) 1 : 28 ( 16 )

Minimum Grade 1 : 100 ( 80 ) 1 : 150 ( 130 ) 1 : 250 ( 200 ) 1 : 300 ( 225 ) 1 : 450 ( 330 ) 1 : 670 ( 450 )

However, due to problems with construction tolerances and settlements, grades flatter than 1 : 500 should be avoided.

The maximum grades given above allow for a maximum allowable velocity of 3 m/sec. The values in brackets allow for up to 4 m/sec, but should be used only for sewers with small flows in steep terrain where excessive drops would otherwise result.

The bracketted values for minimum grades allow for 0.75 m/sec and are preferred for normal use for non-controlling sewers, i.e. sewers where level does not affect any significant length of downstream.